The Walpole British Luxury Awards celebrated and rewarded brands and individuals for their outstanding work in the luxury sector both in Britain and abroad in the splendid setting of The Dorchester, London. The ceremony honoured those individuals and companies who have, in the views of our illustrious panel of judges, members and industry experts, achieved the pinnacle of excellence across ten categories in the past year.
The winners were:
Julia Peyton-Jones: Leading Light (presented by Alice Rawsthorn)
Victoria Beckham: British Luxury Brand of the Year (presented by Gillian de Bono)
Charlotte Olympia Dellal: Best Luxury Brand Ambassador (presented by Laura Bailey)
Emilia Wickstead: Best New British Luxury Talent
Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red by Paul Cummins & Tom Piper at the Tower of London, Historic Royal Palaces: Best British Cultural & Creative Innovation
Goodwood: Best British Luxury Experience
Roger W. Smith: Best British Luxury Craftsmanship
Pippa Small: Most Socially Responsible British Luxury Brand
Valentino: Best International Luxury Brand
Michelle Emmerson, CEO of Walpole, said: “The winners at tonight’s Walpole British Luxury awards demonstrate excellence in design, quality and experience in the luxury sector both within Britain – where the luxury industry is now worth over £32 billion – and internationally.”
It was a truly special evening, making us all proud of the incredible achievements to come out of Britain. The luxurious Sumaridge Maritimus and Epitome greatly complimented the Dorchester’s exquisite menu and were enjoyed by all.